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Auction 2412

June 8, 2008 11:00AM

06-08-2008 06-08-2008

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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American School, 19th Century      Portrait Miniature of Three Young Children.

American School, 19th Century Portrait Miniature of Three Young Children.

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$2,963$2,500

American School, 19th Century Portrait Miniature of Three Young Children. Unsigned. Watercolor on ivory, c. 1825, depicting full-length portraits of the children seated on a red upholstered More ...

American School, 19th Century      Portrait Miniature of a Young Man Wearing a Blue Jacket.

American School, 19th Century Portrait Miniature of a Young Man Wearing a Blue Jacket.

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$237$200

American School, 19th Century Portrait Miniature of a Young Man Wearing a Blue Jacket. Unsigned. Watercolor on ivory, c. 1825, 2 1/8 x 1 3/4 in., housed in an oval gilt-brass case, with small More ...

American School, 19th Century       Portrait Miniature of a Young Man

American School, 19th Century Portrait Miniature of a Young Man

Lot:
3
Sold for:
$593$500

American School, 19th Century Portrait Miniature of a Young Man. Unsigned. Watercolor on ivory, oval bust-length portrait, c. 1830, sight size 1 3/8 x 1 in., housed in a gold case for pendant More ...

Moses B. Russell (American, 1809-1884)      Portrait Miniature of a Dr. S. Graham of Boston, Massachusetts.

Moses B. Russell (American, 1809-1884) Portrait Miniature of a Dr. S. Graham of Boston, Massachusetts.

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$2,252$1,900

Moses B. Russell (American, 1809-1884) Portrait Miniature of a Dr. S. Graham of Boston, Massachusetts. Signed and dated "M. B. Russell Pinxt 1839" l.r. and inscribed "Portrait of Dr. S. Graham by More ...

American School, 19th Century      Portrait Miniature of a Young Woman with a Red Sash.

American School, 19th Century Portrait Miniature of a Young Woman with a Red Sash.

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$356$300

American School, 19th Century Portrait Miniature of a Young Woman with a Red Sash. Unsigned. Watercolor on ivory, oval bust-length portrait, c. 1825, sight size 2 1/2 x 1 3/4 in., housed in a More ...

Probably Continental School, 19th Century      Portrait Miniature of a Young Woman.

Probably Continental School, 19th Century Portrait Miniature of a Young Woman.

Lot:
6A
Sold for:
$95$80

Probably Continental School, 19th Century Portrait Miniature of a Young Woman. Unsigned. Watercolor on ivory, dia. 2 3/8 in., in a round molded wood frame. Condition: Very minor paint loss More ...

American School, 19th Century      A Theorem: Still Life of a Basket of Fruit with Parrot and Moth.

American School, 19th Century A Theorem: Still Life of a Basket of Fruit with Parrot and Moth.

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$2,489$2,100

American School, 19th Century A Theorem: Still Life of a Basket of Fruit with Parrot and Moth. Unsigned. Watercolor on velvet, 15 x 18 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: More ...

American School, 19th Century      A Theorem: Still Life of a Basket of Flowers.

American School, 19th Century A Theorem: Still Life of a Basket of Flowers.

Lot:
8
Sold for:
$1,126$950

American School, 19th Century A Theorem: Still Life of a Basket of Flowers. Unsigned. Watercolor on velvet, 16 x 18 3/4 in., in a contemporary molded giltwood frame. Condition: Toning. More ...

Four Framed Silhouette Portraits of Gentlemen

Four Framed Silhouette Portraits of Gentlemen

Lot:
11
Sold for:
$889$750

Four Framed Silhouette Portraits of Gentlemen, America, early 19th century, hollow-cut bust-length portraits, with ink details, one with watercolor highlights, sight sizes 3 x 2 1/8-3 3/8 x 2 5/8 More ...

Four Framed Silhouette Portraits

Four Framed Silhouette Portraits

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$889$750

Four Framed Silhouette Portraits, America, early 19th century, hollow-cut bust-length portraits, including a one of a young woman identified on the reverse as "Grandma Rhoda Vose," by Henry Williams More ...

Eglomise Gilt and Polychrome Painted Silhouette Portrait of a Gentleman

Eglomise Gilt and Polychrome Painted Silhouette Portrait of a Gentleman

Lot:
13
Sold for:
$504$425

Eglomise Gilt and Polychrome Painted Silhouette Portrait of a Gentleman, late 18th century, depicting a gentleman seated at table with writing implements, reading a book, his dog lying beside him, More ...

Lot of Two:  Silhouette of a Child with a Pull Toy and a Magnifying Mirror

Lot of Two: Silhouette of a Child with a Pull Toy and a Magnifying Mirror

Lot:
14
Sold for:
$267$225

Lot of Two: Silhouette of a Child with a Pull Toy and a Magnifying Mirror, America, 19th century, gouache painted silhouette portrait with ink and gilt highlights, 8 x 5 3/4 in., in a period More ...

American School, Late 18th Century      Portrait Miniature of George and Martha Washington.

American School, Late 18th Century Portrait Miniature of George and Martha Washington.

Lot:
15
Sold for:
$2,370$2,000

American School, Late 18th Century Portrait Miniature of George and Martha Washington. Signed "J.T." or "I.T." c.r. Watercolor and gouache on ivory, 3 1/4 x 4 in., in a period walnut veneer More ...

"Don't Give Up the Ship" Naval Battle Enamel Decorated Silver Pocket Watch

"Don't Give Up the Ship" Naval Battle Enamel Decorated Silver Pocket Watch

Lot:
16
Sold for:
$16,590$14,000

"Don't Give Up the Ship" Naval Battle Enamel Decorated Silver Pocket Watch, London, 1803, pair case watch with bull's-eye crystal, polychrome decorated white enamel dial with central scene of a More ...

Silver Plated Copper Officer's Shoulder Belt Plate with Eagle

Silver Plated Copper Officer's Shoulder Belt Plate with Eagle

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$9,480$8,000

Silver Plated Copper Officer's Shoulder Belt Plate with Eagle, 1792-95, diestruck oval plate with embossed American eagle and shield over "U.S.A.," (lacking studs and hook on reverse), 3 5/8 x 2 5/8 More ...

French School, 18th Century      Portrait of the Marquis De LaFayette.

French School, 18th Century Portrait of the Marquis De LaFayette.

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$29,625$25,000

French School, 18th Century Portrait of the Marquis De LaFayette. Signed and dated "G. Bevalet 1788" l.r. Oil on canvas, 24 x 19 1/2 in., in a later molded and gilt-gesso wood frame. More ...

Schoolboy Watercolor Depicting the "Grand Federal Edifice,"

Schoolboy Watercolor Depicting the "Grand Federal Edifice,"

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$2,607$2,200

Schoolboy Watercolor Depicting the "Grand Federal Edifice," by Charles May Dawes, "Done at M. Lane's School," Boston area, c. 1788, signed "Charles Dawes/AElulis sua 13" l.r., watercolor and ink More ...

American School, 19th Century      The Battle of Bunker Hill.

American School, 19th Century The Battle of Bunker Hill.

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$53,325$45,000

American School, 19th Century The Battle of Bunker Hill. Unsigned. Watercolor and gouache on paper, 15 x 19 1/2 in., in a later molded wood frame. Condition: Minor toning. Note: This More ...

American School, 19th Century      Girl in a Landscape with Pond, Cottage, and Distant Buildings.

American School, 19th Century Girl in a Landscape with Pond, Cottage, and Distant Buildings.

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$2,370$2,000

American School, 19th Century Girl in a Landscape with Pond, Cottage, and Distant Buildings. Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, 15 x 19 in., in a period molded wood frame. Condition: Toning, More ...

American School, Early 19th Century      Allegorical Picture of a Shepherdess in a Landscape Titled "Armenia."

American School, Early 19th Century Allegorical Picture of a Shepherdess in a Landscape Titled "Armenia."

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$2,963$2,500

American School, Early 19th Century Allegorical Picture of a Shepherdess in a Landscape Titled "Armenia." Signed "N. Lewis" l.r. (hidden by eglomise mat), and inscribed in gilt lettering on More ...

American School, 19th Century      Memorial Picture.

American School, 19th Century Memorial Picture.

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$237$200

American School, 19th Century Memorial Picture. Unsigned. Watercolor and gouache on card, depicting an urn-topped monument with a lyre, the monument inscribed "Of ev'ry Friendless Name [the] More ...

After William James Bennett (Anglo-American, c. 1784-1844)      WEST POINT, FROM PHILLIPSTOWN.

After William James Bennett (Anglo-American, c. 1784-1844) WEST POINT, FROM PHILLIPSTOWN.

Lot:
24
Sold for:
$1,659$1,400

After William James Bennett (Anglo-American, c. 1784-1844) WEST POINT, FROM PHILLIPSTOWN. Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, probably second quarter 19th century, 17 1/4 x 23 1/4 in., in a period More ...

Two Wool and Linen Canvaswork Pockets

Two Wool and Linen Canvaswork Pockets

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$20,145$17,000

Two Wool and Linen Canvaswork Pockets, America, 18th century, the examples here worked in an Irish stitch, in multicolored geometric patterns in shades of red, green, blue, and yellow, bound with More ...

Pictorial Canvaswork Firescreen Panel

Pictorial Canvaswork Firescreen Panel

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$5,629$4,750

Pictorial Canvaswork Firescreen Panel, North Shore, Massachusetts, late 18th century, worked in wool yarns on a linen ground, depicting an oak tree at center with a grapevine entwined around the More ...

Needlework Sampler

Needlework Sampler

Lot:
27
Sold for:
$1,422$1,200

Needlework Sampler, Elizabeth Jewett, Hollis, New Hampshire, worked in silk threads on a linen ground with rows of alphabets over a pious verse: "Virtue's the chiefest beauty of the mind./The More ...

Needlework Sampler

Needlework Sampler

Lot:
28
Sold for:
$2,370$2,000

Needlework Sampler, Zoe Davidson, Windham, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, 1817, worked in silk threads on a linen ground, the central field with rows of alphabets above a lower register with More ...

Queen Anne Maple and Cherry Carved High Chest of Drawers

Queen Anne Maple and Cherry Carved High Chest of Drawers

Lot:
31
Sold for:
$22,515$19,000

Queen Anne Maple and Cherry Carved High Chest of Drawers, Massachusetts or New Hampshire, mid-18th century, brasses appear to be original, original surface, (very minor imperfections), ht. 71, wd. More ...

Chippendale Mahogany Lolling Chair

Chippendale Mahogany Lolling Chair

Lot:
32
Sold for:
$22,515$19,000

Chippendale Mahogany Lolling Chair, probably Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 1760-80, the shaped crest above the serpentine arms supported by a scrolled design at the base over frontal square legs joined More ...

Mahogany Serpentine Candlestand

Mahogany Serpentine Candlestand

Lot:
33
Sold for:
$5,333$4,500

Mahogany Serpentine Candlestand, Massachusetts, 1760-80, the top tilts above an urn-shaped pedestal on arris pad feet, old surface, ht. 28 1/2, top 19 1/2 x 19 1/2 in. Provenance: The original More ...

Chippendale Mahogany Tilt-top Tea Table

Chippendale Mahogany Tilt-top Tea Table

Lot:
34
Sold for:
$356$300

Chippendale Mahogany Tilt-top Tea Table, probably Massachusetts, late 18th century, the tripod cabriole legs ending in arris pad feet on platforms, (imperfections), ht. 27, dia. 35 1/2 in. More ...